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Does Atripla Raise Blood Pressure

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Blood work for Atripla, Diabetes, and High Blood Pressure

I am currently taking ATRIPLA, and I have diabetes and high blood pressure. What tests should I have done to monitor my kidneys, and how often?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
It depends on whether you currently have normal kidney function or not. At the very least test like BUN and creatinine should be obtained quarterly.... Read more »

Atripla and high blood pressure

Diagnosed in 2001, started Atripla in April of this year. My blood pressure had always been very... Read more »

Is it ATRIPLA-related blood pressure or something else?

Hello there Doc,I have been concerned with the floater in one of my eyes of late. I was diagnosed... Read more »
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Blood pressure.

Posted by Anonymous
Does your blood pressure rise when first infected with the virus.

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Solution to Atripla Side Effects (at least for me)

Posted by Wiilock, 3 Replies
Hey all, I have been on the "wonder pill" for about 3 years now. Previously was on norvir boosted invirase/truvada combo but the GI problems finally were too much.
Anyway I want to briefly recap what I've learned from some of my homeopathic... Read more »

Atripla -- High Triglycerides, Lovaza or Lopid use

Posted by JimNC, 1 Reply
My husband was diagnosed with HIV in 2009. He'd obviously been POS for quite a long time. (2,000,000+ HIV count, T cell 180). He went on Atripla, quickly reducing his HIV count from 2M-500K-50K-500 every 3 months, now undetectable. His T cells has... Read more »

Cats Claw & Atripla

Posted by Surfer, 11 Replies
I have been researching the Internet and can not really find any information for or against. Has anyone on Atripla tried supplementing treatment with Cats Claw? If so how did it work? Read more »